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Cannabis Plants Found In River

The river’s high! Bailiffs discover bags of cannabis dumped in the River Nene When volunteer bailiff Roy Bridson was alerted by a Whittlesey Angling Club partner to black bin bags dumped in the River Nene in Cambridgeshire, he suspected something fishy was going on. He and his fellow bailiff managed to haul one of the

2019 Bass Bag Limit Agreed

Recreational anglers fishing for bass are to be allowed to retain up to one bass per day from April 1st-31st October 2019 after EU fisheries ministers thrashed out an agreement in the early hours of Wednesday morning. It’s a disappointing result for anglers who were campaigning for the bag limit to be increased to three

Riverkeepers raise more than £1,500 for Fishing for Schools with charity football match

NEWS FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE ALLIANCE Riverkeepers of the Test and Itchen raised more than £1,500 for Fishing for Schools with a fundraising football match on Sunday (4 November). The match, at River park Leisure Centre in Winchester, was the brainchild of Itchen riverkeeper Simeon Hay and saw six keepers and friends square up on behalf

FISH’O’MANIA launches with a bang!

Tickets for the UK’s first and finest commercial competition went live last week to a surge of demand, which has seen many anglers purchase their full, first round quota of two tickets. This has left some of the smaller qualifiers with a healthy following and could leave certain qualifiers near full attendance by round two,

Anglers Urged To Have Their Say On The Future Of Angling

The Angling Trust is holding a one-day conference to give anglers the chance to have their say on the future of their sport. The Future Angling Conference will collect the views of anglers, clubs, fisheries, angling trade and tackle shops and feed them directly into the new National Angling Strategy, commissioned by the Environment Agency